Latest from Jonathan O'Connell

Chris Ruddy and Newsmax went all-in on Trump. Now they might pay a price for it.

The conservative media entrepreneur became Trump’s most quotable friend. His cable channel became one of the biggest promoters of Trump’s election-fraud fantasies.
  • May 6, 2021

The hedge fund set to buy Tribune Publishing mismanaged employees’ pensions, federal investigators found

Alden Global Capital admitted no wrongdoing but agreed to pull employees’ pension money out of its own funds and pay them $20.7 million, agency said in 2019 decision.
  • Apr 23, 2021

As the tourism industry returns, 3 million workers wait for a callback

Even as travel returns, some big companies are making do with fewer employees, leaving millions of workers out of a job.
  • Apr 16, 2021

Trump executive’s son was given sizable salary, generous perks, documents show

Barry Weisselberg is the son of Trump’s longtime confidant and chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg, whose cooperation Manhattan’s district attorney is maneuvering to secure in his investigation of the former president’s business activities.
  • Apr 9, 2021

Manhattan district attorney seizes evidence from Trump executive’s former daughter-in-law

Jennifer Weisselberg was married to Barry Weisselberg, the son of Trump Organization Chief Financial Officer Allen Weisselberg, and has said previously that she possessed financial records belonging to both men.
  • Apr 8, 2021

The $50 billion race to save America’s renters from eviction

With judges ruling against federal eviction ban, pressure mounts on Biden to distribute billions in aid to renters.
  • Apr 8, 2021

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club to reopen following coronavirus-induced closure

Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club, where he now lives, partially closed last week after staff members tested positive.
  • Mar 25, 2021

Trump’s Florida resort touted as potential gambling destination

Florida Republicans are exploring an expansion of casinos in the state, and the former president’s company could be a beneficiary.
  • Mar 17, 2021

House committee seeks financial records for Trump’s Washington hotel

The Trump administration had refused to turn over documents when it served as the president’s landlord.
  • Mar 16, 2021

In Trump probe, Manhattan district attorney puts pressure on his longtime chief financial officer

Investigators have asked about Allen Weisselberg’s loyalty and his sons’ business dealings, according to people familiar with the case.
  • Mar 3, 2021